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So the Jack-o-lantern is in the compost and the Thanksgiving meal is probably still in your tummy...and before you know it, the holidays are among us. That's right---it's time to start shopping, decorate your home and celebrate the season with family and friends. But before you put up ole' Tannenbaum or take out the Menorah, consider how you can be a little more environmentally responsible this holiday season.
Dede Tabak | Dec 1, 2009 | Entertainment and Media |
Start spreading the news – Broadway is going green! The Broadway Green Alliance (BGA), in collaboration with the National Resource Defense Council (NRDC) and support from the Mayor’s Office of Long Term Sustainability, is working with theaters to modify their practices to reduce their environmental impact and carbon footprint.
Paper manufacturing and printing, binding, and shipping the finished product also generates devastating air and water pollution. As sad as it is to give up the pleasures of reading on paper, e-books may just be the ideal alternative. E-books can be bought online and read using mobile devices, such as the Kindle (from Amazon) or the Nook (from Barnes and Noble).
Chryso D'Angelo | Nov 3, 2009 | Personal Care Products |
Welcome to my green living beauty column! We will devote this space to a new product category for the month, be it body wash, nail polish, or bath salts. We’ll let you know which brand outshines the other in the categories of safety, environmental responsiveness, packaging, practicality, and results so that you can make informed choices about what you slather on, dust on, and lather up with. This month, we take on natural and organic shampoo and conditioner.
It's easy to assume that washing dishes in the sink is more energy-efficient than installing a big, energy-guzzling machine to do the work for you. But dishwashers, if used properly, can be much more resourceful than washing by hand. The difference is in the details - so here are some tips and tricks for the absolute best way to use your dishwasher.
Every year at about this time the weather turns brisk and the landscape becomes painted with vibrant reds and golds. Then that artwork gracefully falls to the ground and fills up our yards. So what are we supposed to do with this colorful litter once the aesthetic is gone? Well, don't have a leaf-burning party nor rake your leaves into city streets. You would just be contributing to air pollution and clogging the sewers. Instead, consider some more eco-beneficial approaches.
Holidays are a time for excess, and we don't always put our best foot forward when it comes to making celebrations eco-friendly. Even though trick-or-treating may seem harmless, there is a lot of waste that goes along with candy and costumes. Here are some strategies to lighten your footprint this October.
The following is a review of the film "Food, Inc.". It is solely the opinion of one of our writers. We have not researched the allegations in this film and we plan to provide an article in the near future that investigates the important issues involving the food industry.
This year, instead of buying traditional school supplies that are imbued with toxic chemicals that can actually harm the body and mind, consider organic and chemical free alternatives. Send your children back to school with safe, non-toxic, PVC-free school supplies.